“Getting stores back up and running after natural disasters has become something of an art…

“Getting stores back up and running after natural disasters has become something of an art form for large companies, and nearly every major restaurant and retail chain has developed a way to contend with this brand of weather-related chaos. ‘We have an operations response team, and this is all that they do,’ says a Cracker Barrel spokeswoman. ‘The team deals with natural disasters.’”

Corporate “jump teams” spring to action during hurricanes, wading into chaos to reopen stores